Answering Your Assimilation Questions – #2

Question # 2 – Do You Do A Newcomer Reception? I get this question a lot. Pastors everywhere are wondering whether or not to do a reception and what it should look like if they do… should it be weekly? Monthly? What should it entail? How do you get people to attend? There are lots of questions wrapped up in … Read More


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Answering Your Assimilation Questions – #1

This week, I’m going to spend some time answering a few of the most common questions I get about the assimilation process. These are questions that seem to pop up time and time again during my Assimilation Seminar and as people read my new book on Assimilation, Fusion. The first question is: “What do you say to get people to … Read More


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Fusion Webinar in Less than 24 Hours

In less than 24 hours the next Fusion Webinar will begin.    I’m very excited to one again teach the principles of how to retain first time guests and move them through a clear process from newcomer to fully committed member. We can handle 999 people on the phone/internet webinar so there’s still room for you!  Why don’t you take a … Read More


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Q & A: What About People from Other Churches?

I recently got this question from a friend in New Hampshire who attended the recent Launch Conference that Kerrick and I did here in the city: “How do you handle people from other churches who want to join your church?” This is a great question that we all should wrestle with.  There are three types of church growth: Conversion Growth … Read More


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